Sale 16AM01 | Lot 9

William Trost Richards

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
William Trost Richards

Lot Details

Lot 9
William Trost Richards
American, 1833-1905
Sea and Rocky Shore, 1874
Signed Wm. T. Richards and dated 1874 (lr); numbered R1615 on the reverse; incised Carrig-Rohane Shop, Inc. / R. Con. M. Vose # 19011 on the frame
Watercolor and gouache on paper
8 7/8 x 13 1/2 inches
Burke I. and Ruth J. Powers, West Hartford, CT
By descent to the current owner, 2005
Dr. Linda Ferber has suggested that the subject of the watercolor is the Newport coast based on the similarity of this work in subject to a watercolor of 1871 titled Sunrise at Newport, R.I., once in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art [80.1.56] and now known through a photograph.

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $11,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Paper is toned; possible 1 x 1/8 inch vertical loss of pigment in sky at upper right. Board support is discolored.

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Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $11,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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